Races are on for local school boardsSchool board elections are confirmed in November for two local K-8 districts: Menlo Park and Las Lomitas.
In each district, four candidates filed to run for three open seats on the five-member school boards.
The filing deadline was Aug. 11.
In the Menlo Park City School District, the candidates are Ana C. Uribe-Ruiz, a Menlo Park mother and business owner; incumbent Laura Linkletter Rich; former board member Terry Thygesen; and community volunteer Joan Lambert.
In the Las Lomitas School District, the candidates are Ann C. Jaquith, an educator; Jay Siegel, an incumbent; Richard Ginn, a venture capitalist; and Mark Reinstra, a corporate lawyer. The Las Lomitas district covers parts of Atherton, Menlo Park and unincorporated San Mateo County.